Robotics

Events

Nikola Tesla builds and demonstrates a remote controlled robot boat.

1898

L. Frank Baum invents one of the world’s most beloved robots in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

1900

Alan Turing introduces the concept of a theoretical computer called the Turing Machine.

1936

Three laws of Robotics

1940

The worlds first industrial robot is made

1961

The first mobile robot is made

1966

Astronauts are launched from the Kennedy space Flight Center.

1977

LEGO releases their first Robotics Invention called MINDSTORMS

1998

SONY releases the AIBO robotic pet

1999

Battlebots event is held in Las Vegas, Nevada

2000